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  1. Free Flight Equipment Availability

    Free Flight Equipment Availability

    Since spring 2020 manufacturers have found themselves in an extraordinary situation created by COVID-19. Find out what's going on behind the scenes and what this means for you, and what should you do to get the gear that you want as soon as possible.

  2. Old gear in storage? Get credit for it, or upcycle it!

    Old gear in storage? Get credit for it, or upcycle it!

    Do you have old paragliding, speed flying or paramotoring gear in storage that you're not using? You may be able to trade it in with us for new gear, or have it upcycled. Save money, and help save the environment!

  3. The Beginner's Guide to Hike & Fly paragliding book review

    The Beginner's Guide to Hike & Fly paragliding book review

    Global mountain paragliding pilot and adventurer specialising in vol-bivouac and multi-day hike & fly, X-Alps athlete and New Zealand champion Kinga Masztalerz reviews 'The Beginner's Guide to Hike & Fly' by Greek paraglider pilot Aimilios Apostolopoulos.

  4. X-Lakes 2021 report (& Supair Savage feedback)

    X-Lakes 2021 report (& Supair Savage feedback)

    Long time Flybubble friend and customer Lewis John took part in the X-Lakes 2021, a hike and fly volbiv challenge run over the weekend of 26-27 June 2021, taking in the softer 'Day Tripper' event running in parallel to the 'Hardcore' two-day event.

  5. A fine day indeed, lovely views & feisty leesides!

    A fine day indeed, lovely views & feisty leesides!

    Veteran paraglider pilot and XC aficionado Triantafyllos Gkikopoulos recounts an exceptionally fine flight in June 2021, which began from Craigmore hill above the village of Aberfoyle near Stirling and turned out to be a new Scottish paragliding distance record.

  6. How we do what we do (Flybubble MATCH service)

    How we do what we do (Flybubble MATCH service)

    Are you buying new gear? Why not just find the cheapest price online, or go for kit that a friend recommended or that caught your eye in the latest ad? Because you'd be missing out on our years of free flight equipment experience, when you could be using it to guide and inform your choices, so you buy the best gear for you and get the best support going.

  7. UK CAA EC rebate scheme (save up to £250 if AOK)

    UK CAA EC rebate scheme (save up to £250 if AOK)

    The UK CAA is granting rebates of up to £250 of the purchase cost of 'EC devices' (certain flight instruments) to those who meet the requirements of their EC rebate scheme—until the funding is used up, the maximum number of rebates granted, or the closing date is reached, whichever comes first.

  8. Red Bull X-Alps & Paragliding Competitions 2021

    Red Bull X-Alps & Paragliding Competitions 2021

    A brief summary of some of the main paragliding competitions for 2021 so far, starting with the mind-boggling Red Bull X-Alps extreme hike-and-fly race, several high-level standard XC race events and, ending on on the paragliding aerobatic (ACRO) side, the AcroMAX World Cup and 3rd FAI World Paragliding Aerobatic Championships.

  9. New Paragliding Records Summer 2021

    New Paragliding Records Summer 2021

    Another summer (in the northern hemisphere), more paragliding firsts and records broken! Here's a look at a sample of incredible and inspirational flights by paraglider pilots from around the globe which caught our attention in Scotland, Finland, US, Pakistan and Spain.

  10. Flybubble Weather Update Summer 2021

    Flybubble Weather Update Summer 2021

    Despite the significant challenges we've faced since early 2020—keeping us extremely busy nonstop, taking care of business—we've managed to not only to keep Flybubble Weather up and running—no mean feat in itself—but also bring significant updates and functionality upgrades. Here's a summary of some of the main improvements users can enjoy.

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